Wednesday, January 19 2022

Robert bats 3rd in Sox Game 4 rematch vs. McCullers originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

After Monday’s rainout, the Astros and White Sox will reacquaint Tuesday at Guaranteed Rate Field in Game 4 of the American League Division Series.

The White Sox are looking to force a winner-take-all Game 5 matchup on Wednesday. They trail Houston 2-1 in the series following a 12-6 win Sunday night.

Lefty Carlos Rodón will start for the White Sox and square off against Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. McCullers tossed 6 2/3 shutout innings in Game 1 last week, holding the Sox to four hits. 

The Sox are rolling out a similar lineup to the series opener, with a few exceptions. Luis Robert, who went 2-for-3 in Game 1, is batting third, up from fifth.

Gavin Sheets will DH and Leury García will play right field. César Hernández will start at second base for the second straight game.

The full lineup:

SS Tim Anderson

3B Yoán Moncada

CF Luis Robert

1B José Abreu

C Yasmani Grandal

LF Eloy Jiménez

DH Gavin Sheets

RF Leury García

2B César Hernández

SP Carlos Rodón

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